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Monday is my Psych Eval! I’m super nervous about it. I’ve had to wait forever for it. I hope once I pass this part the surgeon appointment comes quick. I’m down 20lbs since orientation so I hope he sees this as progress. I just hope I don’t have to wait another month for a surgeon appointment.

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Do not be nervous. Remember to be positive during your evaluation. They will ask the following:

1) Family support or personal support. (Even if you do not have support. Say that you do. They want to make sure that you will not fail because of enablers or stress from family at home.)

2) What are your plans for long-term success?

3) Why do you want the surgery? (Say things like, to get back my life and to be healthy)

There are other questions that they may ask:

1) About your childhood

2) Reason for gaining weight

It depends on the type of psychologist you get. Some can be really critical, some of supportive and then some are in the middle that your answers will determine if they support or become critical of you.

Just remember, the goal is to prove that you need this to better your life. No one can tell you what can make your life better but you.

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Do not be nervous. Remember to be positive during your evaluation. They will ask the following:
1) Family support or personal support. (Even if you do not have support. Say that you do. They want to make sure that you will not fail because of enablers or stress from family at home.)
2) What are your plans for long-term success?
3) Why do you want the surgery? (Say things like, to get back my life and to be healthy)
There are other questions that they may ask:
1) About your childhood
2) Reason for gaining weight
It depends on the type of psychologist you get. Some can be really critical, some of supportive and then some are in the middle that your answers will determine if they support or become critical of you.
Just remember, the goal is to prove that you need this to better your life. No one can tell you what can make your life better but you.


Thank you for this. This really helps:)


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Monday is my Psych Eval! I’m super nervous about it. I’ve had to wait forever for it. I hope once I pass this part the surgeon appointment comes quick. I’m down 20lbs since orientation so I hope he sees this as progress. I just hope I don’t have to wait another month for a surgeon appointment.


You'll do great
20 lbs is very good progress

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